quote: It supposidly increases the boot time and possibly application load times...
quote: > "I suspect the five different versions are designed more to separate you from your money than anything else. "
quote: - Must have HD audio
quote: - Must have Serial ATA 2.5
quote: - Must have minimum of 50MB NV cache on hybrid HD's with at least 8MB/sec write 16MB/sec read (for mobile only)
quote: Those are some steep specifications, but I guess it's a good thing to ensure people buying a Dell desktop with a 2.4ghz celeron and 256mb of shared RAM don't try to run Vista Premium.
quote: Unlike NVIDIA BETA drivers where I'm convinced they just don't want to both getting official WHQL support so they just leave them BETA.
quote: The DQR system relies on scores to indicate a driver's quality level, and it derives those scores from user-submitted crash reports. Microsoft's Online Crash Analysis Team will analyze crash reports to determine the ratio of crashing systems to non-crashing systems. Drivers that rarely cause crashes will be rated "Green," while moderately problematic drivers will be rated "Yellow." The horrid stuff gets a big, fat "Red" rating. (Microsoft has not revealed the exact methodology for determining these scores, only that "Green" maps to 7-9 points, "Yellow" 4-6, and "Red" 1-3.)
quote: The actual names of Windows Vista versions are:
quote: ...must have Windows Vista Green Button on all remotes
quote: Must support multi-monitor support
quote: How will Microsoft will enforce this policy remains to be seen